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Civil War Brigadier General Frock Coat Attributed to John Cook of Illinois

Provenance:Sexton/Juno to the Consignor 1999

Condition:Coat shows that the lapels were worn folded over and buttoned as opposed to the normal buttoned-to-top look of most officers. Extreme wear on collar.  Old repair to armpit of right sleeve.  Two small repairs to chest area are very professionally done. Some loss of stitching to 5 of the button holes. Small seam open at the top of collar which could be repaired. Overall excellent condition is unusual for a rear General Officer's frock coat.

Estimate: $12,000 - $18,000
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium
$6,463
05/01/2014

 

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